2017 France 5 oz Silver Excellence Series (Guy Savoy)
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This coin features the artistic visions of chef Guy Savoy who has received many distinctions, including "Best restaurant in the world". This coin was also winner of Coin of the Year's "Best Silver Coin" awarded during the World Money Fair in Berlin.
- Contains 5 oz of .950 fine Silver.
- This magnificent coin comes in a box with a certificate of authenticity from the Monnaie de Paris.
- Mintage of 500 coins.
- Obverse: Features Guy Savoy's right hand print and is covered with drawings of ingredients used by the cook including asparagus, a John Dory, artichoke, oyster and as well as others.
- Reverse: The shape of the coin represents a fondue pot with a cooked egg in it's center. It is also adorned with the four essential elements to the cook's alchemical work.
- Minted by Monnaie de Paris.
Intricate designs add collectible appeal to the Excellence Series from Monnaie de Paris. Add this 2017 France 5 oz Silver Excellence Series Guy Savoy coin to your cart today!
Each year Monnaie de Paris joins forces with a French company to create an intricately designed series of coins. This year's featured company is Guy Savoy's restaurant, a chef marked by success and named "Best restaurant in the world". Together, Guy Savoy and Monnaie de Paris celebrate art and creative genius, all from within the same historical walls in downtown Paris!
The coins in this series reflect Guy Savoy's universe and use patterns inspired directly from his culinary range. The coins are a tribute paid to the expertise and tradition of French high gastronomy. For Guy Savoy, the egg is "the second salt of the earth". Essential to his cooking, this ingredient is central to the setting of the series. The coins also incorporate the four elements essential to the chef's alchemical work: fire for cooking, the nourishing earth, water and air.
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